Category archives for: Africa & World

Rising cholera crisis claims hundreds in Tanzania

Tanzanian citizens battle cholera

from ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – A resurgent cholera crisis has killed about 100 people in Tanzania over the past year. The death of at least 99 victims during the period brings the death toll to 542, recorded since the breakout in August 2015. Overall, some 33 421 cases of the […]

Parties endorse Mugabe exit, laud Kenyatta and Weah

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe

from SALMA GABSI in Tunis, Tunisia TUNIS, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN political parties have welcomed recent developments in Liberia, Kenya and Zimbabwe as having shaped the outlook of the continent in the past year. Dr Ramatau Tijjani Aliyu, the President of the Council of African Political Parties (CAPP), speaking in Tunisia, described the developments including […]

India, South Africa solidify bilateral ties

India, South Africa flags

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa is strengthening bilateral relations with India. Professor Anil Sooklal, Deputy Director-General in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, responsible for the Asia and Middle East Regions; and India’s Dr Neena Malhotra, Joint Secretary, East and Southern Africa, from the Ministry of External Affairs, are leading the […]

Davos 2018: BLSA wants state capture, graft tackled

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa with President Jacob Zuma

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AFTER choosing a new leadership to address intense factionalism, at least for now, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) must lead efforts towards restoring confidence on South Africa. This is according to the Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) ahead of a delegation from the country attending the Davos […]

School kid stabs Zimbabwean teacher to death in SA

South African pupil seen here stubbing another with a knife

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE seemingly inherent culture of violence prevalent among South African schoolchildren has claimed the life of a Zimbabwean teacher after a student in Grade 8 (Form 1) stabbed an educator after he failed his examinations. The 15-year-old, who cannot be named as he is still a minor, has […]

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